What IBM Hardware do you have?

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What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by Irinikus » Tue May 22, 2018 1:35 pm

I only have an IBM 486DX4 100MHz machine at the moment:
My IBM 486.001 copy.jpg

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by thunderbird32 » Tue May 22, 2018 3:31 pm

I've got a RS/6000 7044-170:
In shipping the faceplate and side door were broken off (though the side still kind-of stayed on), as you can see in this picture. I've since gotten a replacement for both. Still has a broken foot though, so the tower wobbles.
Here's the specs:
- CPU: IBM POWER3 @ 400MHz
- RAM: 1GB
- Storage: 2x 20GB SCSI HDD
- Graphics: GXT300P
- OS: AIX 5.3

And an RS/6000 7011-250:
This thing is super slow. I suspect it's a combination of the relatively heavy AIX 4.3.3 + the SCSI2SD (the 5.0 is slower than the newer ones) + the anemic PPC601.
Here's the specs:
- CPU: IBM PowerPC 601 @ 66MHz
- RAM: 256MB
- Storage: 8GB SCSI2SD v5b
- Graphics: GXT150
- OS: IBM AIX 4.3.3
Digital Personal Workstation
Hewlett-Packard Visualize C3700 (HP-UX 11.11)
IBM RS/6000 7011-250 (AIX 4.3.3) | IBM RS/6000 7044-170 (AIX 5.3)
Silicon Graphics Indy R4600
Sun SPARCclassic (SunOS 4.1.4) | Sun Ultra 1 (Solaris 2.6) | Axil 311

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by jirka » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:17 pm

An IntelliStation POWER 285 from nekochan.net forum member "shiunbird" (many tahnks to him!): dual CPU 2.1GHz, RAM 8GB, 3x73GB HDD. At the moment I'm trying to manage the AIX to be more user friendly...

An IntelliStation POWER 185 (I think, I didn't started it for years - it is noisy and it came without OS).

An IntelliStation POWER 265 (I think, I didn't started it for years because it is too noisy)..

An IntelliStation with Pentium II CPU (not used for more than 10 years, I thing that I put it into storage after some failure).

Some IBM laptops (non-working): the "butterfly" one and the T23.
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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by mimd » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:07 pm

A 701c "butterfly". Although, this one is a bit special. It was made by Hantz + Partner - it has a 133Mhz AMD-X5 and 16Mb of RAM.


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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by ettlz » Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:10 pm

IBM 7026-B80. A real lump: dual POWER3-II 630+ CPUs clocked at 375MHz, 8 MiB cache, 4 GiB RAM. The hard discs are 1×18 GB (boot and root), plus 3×300 GB (home directories, joined in LVM). Came to me wiped clean, now running Debian 8. Basic Matrox graphics, supported by Xfb.
(Yes, that's a NeXTStation sitting on top.) Here's a video tour of this monster and its guts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSr5EvTsveA and a poweron/boot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px5w8i1yYP8
:Fuelb: | Sun Ultra 45 | HP c3650 | IBM 7026-B80 | NeXTStation Turbo | Amstrad CPC 464 ;)

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by micrex22 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:52 am

a bunch of 701C ThinkPads with a ThinkPad 850 (while none are Hantz + Partner, I have loads of spare new-old stock motherboards and keyboards):

All of these PS/2s with MCA sound cards:

The last of the AIX workstations:

A bunch of PC300s, but the best socket 7 one with a K6-III @ 400 Mhz and 384 MB of EDO memory:

I also have almost every cool IBM mouse ever made (with few exceptions), since these go under the radar:

A hoard of modded ThinkCentres with 3dfx Voodoo 5500s running 98SE with virtual clone drive and utilities for ultimate DOS and 9x gaming:

My modern desktop which is a beefed out system x made in 2014:

And of course loads of other things... I had to cut back on my addiction ;)

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by epitaxial » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:11 pm

A few items, an AS/400 (9406-270) running V5R2. A dual core POWER5 running at 1.5GHz and a dual core POWER6 running at 4.2GHz. Both have Linux at the moment but they also run AIX 7.1 just fine. I have a copy of V7R1 for the P6 but never tried installing it.

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by tenox » Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:18 pm

I have RS/6000 Notebook 860 with scsi2sd and bunch of OSes on it, Windows NT, OS/2, Solaris, AIX.

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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by commodorejohn » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:32 pm

Hah, I didn't even know there was a PowerPC version of Solaris.
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Re: What IBM Hardware do you have?

Post by jpstewart » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:15 pm

commodorejohn wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Hah, I didn't even know there was a PowerPC version of Solaris.
Yes, 2.5.1. It's available on-line in various places if you Google for it. It only runs on a small subset of PowerPC systems though.
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